The 50 Best Concealed Carry Guns in 2018

The 50 Best Concealed Carry Guns in 2018

Why Are These The Best Concealed Carry Guns? I’ve put together a list containing 50 of the best Concealed Carry guns on the market today. This list is primarily based on what gun models we see our customers ordering holsters for the most. I looked at tens of thousands...
When You Can’t Carry

When You Can’t Carry

More and more often, as I do what “adults” do—I go into places where carrying a firearm is not permitted. Places like: the courthouse, the doctor’s office (one in particular that had a metal detector), the hospital, etc. You know the places I’m talking about. And...
The Importance of De-escalation

The Importance of De-escalation

For concealed carry, we have many tools that we use in a self-defense situation. Most of all, we use de-escalation—because the world is still full of hot-heads, jerks, and the occasional misunderstanding. We all have been there: someone takes our parking spot at the...
Place and Time

Place and Time

Have you ever been out in public and had the unfortunate encounter with someone you know who decided to discuss—very loudly—the fact that you were concealed carrying a gun?   Not the Time or Place This is one of the unspoken rules of concealed carry—because there is a...
Revisiting Home Carry

Revisiting Home Carry

We talk often about concealed carry everywhere else, but at home. Many of us have families, children, which begs the question of “Should I carry at home?” Well, let’s look at it from this point of view: where are the most important people with you for the most amount...
Distance Shooting and Concealed Carry

Distance Shooting and Concealed Carry

With the growing concern for preparedness (specifically against active shooter situations), it is important to realize that as the world changes, so must concealed carriers. When it comes to self-defense, the norm has always been “most firefights will happen under 25...
Parkland, Florida School Shooting

Parkland, Florida School Shooting

There has been a lot of coverage on the tragedy that occurred on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School. 17 people lost their lives, and 14 were injured, at the hands of a shooter, now identified as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz....
Decisions, Decisions..

Decisions, Decisions..

Over the past few months, I have joined several firearm discussion groups, and read a lot about concealed carry and the various holsters, calibers, ammo, and firearms available. Even though I have been involved with firearms for many years, I find that I am beginning...
Glock 19X Pistol

Glock 19X Pistol

Glock 19X Pistol   GLOCK’s first since forever “Hybrid” gun, the GLOCK 19X, consolidates the best highlights of two of its most prevalent and most trusted field-tried stages. The full-measure GLOCK 17 outline and the minimized GLOCK 19 slide have...
Being a Good Witness

Being a Good Witness

The first thing you need to understand is that in a court of law, arguably the most unreliable piece of evidence is an eye witness testimony. During a high stress situation involving multiple people and perhaps only one dirtbag, often police get varying witness...
Vehicle Breakdowns & Concealed Carry

Vehicle Breakdowns & Concealed Carry

This topic comes up because a few days ago I was on my way to a meeting and suddenly my vehicle just stopped at an intersection in the middle of noon traffic. The intersection rests right in front of my local University’s library; luckily it was a three way with a...
Clinger Holsters at SHOT Show 2018

Clinger Holsters at SHOT Show 2018

This year, our team is attending SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. Our Booth is #1659, please come see us if you get the opportunity! In case you don’t know, SHOT Show is one of the largest shooting, hunting, and outdoor trade...
How Well Are You Representing The Firearms Community

How Well Are You Representing The Firearms Community

Unfortunately, there are two very different divisions in society when it comes to firearms, those who are for, and those who are against. With the explosion of social media and the continued tragedies that dominate much of the news cycle, this divide has gotten wider....
Wandering Through The World of Concealed Carry

Wandering Through The World of Concealed Carry

Wandering Through The World of Concealed Carry There are literally thousands of articles available today, regarding concealed carry and all it entails. Unfortunately, most of the material gives the impression that one must have high end guns, holsters, knives, and the...
Don’t Concealed Carry and…

Don’t Concealed Carry and…

Concealed carrying is a responsibility and requires that when we do that we conduct ourselves differently than we otherwise would. We talked about situational awareness where the focus is to remain aware, but here I want to emphasize that there are things we shouldn’t...
Sig Releases New P365 Pistol

Sig Releases New P365 Pistol

Sig is releasing their latest Concealed Carry pistol. It aims to beat out the venerable Glock 43 and S&W Shield with it’s high quality brand recognition. It’s also bringing along it’s chassis system design features! Read More...
Vehicle Concealed Carry

Vehicle Concealed Carry

We’ve talked the world over about concealed carry on your person—even in designated bags and etc. However, we haven’t discussed concealed carry whilst in a vehicle. If you’ve concealed carried for a while, you’ve likely gotten in your vehicle while your CCW was on. In...
Christmas Wishes

Christmas Wishes

First of all, the Clinger Team would like to wish all of you a Merry Christmas with some thoughts as this year wraps up. For my family, this last week (and a few days) is usually spent at one of my parents’ homes, playing games, telling stories, making things...
Pains Conceal Carriers Experience

Pains Conceal Carriers Experience

As a concealed carry holder, you may already be all-too-familiar with the aches and pains that come with carrying your gun every day. Which, if you carry every day, Excellent! Proud of you! Now, the pains we feel—some are minor—some are just annoying. 1. Car Rides...
The Importance of Practicing When…

The Importance of Practicing When…

We’re all about preparedness, right? Well, it’s naïve to think that, if or when you encounter a situation where you need to use your weapon, it’s going to be a clear, sunny day with perfect conditions. It’s also naïve to think we’re always going to feel like we’re in...
List of Concealed Carry FAQ

List of Concealed Carry FAQ

There are always questions that I field, when talking with people in my community. Here’s a gigantic list to send to all your friends who always have a question about concealed carry with links and some of my personal favorites. Please feel free to laugh, but also...
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

As we are beginning this holiday season, let’s remember to thank the unexpected people in our lives: the teller at the bank, the cashier that’s scanning your holiday items, your children’s teachers or babysitter, and all the other people who might have work before...
Spare Mag?

Spare Mag?

Wandering Through the World of Concealed Carry by John Guthrie Spare Magazine? There are literally thousands of articles available today, regarding concealed carry and all it entails. Unfortunately, most of the material gives the impression that one must have high end...
Veteran’s Day 2017

Veteran’s Day 2017

In the words of John F. Kennedy, “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” This day, for some, might just represent just another day. However, for others this day represents a day of...
2 Holsters In 1

2 Holsters In 1

The V2 No Print Wonder Holster is 2 Holsters in 1! The No Print Wonder Holster is the best holster on the market for concealing a handgun behind the hip. However, some may prefer to convert their holster to our single-clip Stingray holster. The Stingray is faster and...
Malfunction Practice

Malfunction Practice

Going to the range or running a tactical course is one thing (that we all don’t get enough of), but another thing we all could use is incorporating malfunction drills. In the real world, if we have to draw our weapon in self-defense, you might encounter a malfunction....
Keeping a Cool Head

Keeping a Cool Head

A few years ago, before my nephew (who is now 2) was born, my family decided to visit the local 24-hour diner for a late dinner after a church one Tuesday night. We sat at an L shaped portion of the bar, with my mother and my step-father sitting where they could see...
Comfort Is King

Comfort Is King

The Comfort  Cling Uses a Gel-like Core You can’t beat the ease of use and pure comfort that the Comfort Cling holster offers. The best holster is the one you actually use. You will use the Comfort Cling holster constantly. Why? It’s easy to use It’s...
Carrying a Reload

Carrying a Reload

Hear me out. I realize that it is highly unlikely for a concealed carrier to have to reload during a self-defense situation. So why carry one at all, right? But also, aren’t we in the “better have it and not need it, rather need it and not have it” club already? Being...
5 Reasons Gun Culture is Not a Fad

5 Reasons Gun Culture is Not a Fad

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to Gun Culture in the United States. The media likes to show all the horrors—the accidents, the school shootings, the robberies, the deaths. People want to blame objects—rather than the people misusing a tool. But that’s...
Gun Modification

Gun Modification

Last week, I wrote about changing the grips on your concealed carry pistol. Briefly, I discussed that there are several people ready to disagree with me. Let’s get all that out into the open. Right here. Right now. Legal Implications Many of you are concerned about...
Where to Keep Your Gun at Home

Where to Keep Your Gun at Home

I want to start with a short story: Before my step-father passed away, there were literally dozens of firearms around the house. In the desk drawers, the gun safes, in bookcases, under both beds in different rooms, beside table drawers; long arms in almost every...
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